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You've seen Mark Dayton's tax returns. Will you see the next governor's?
Woman who stole from drowning victim's GoFundMe sentenced for bad checks
3D imagery and virtual reality: Tools for finding a home in 2017
Suicides make up bulk of gun deaths in ND, MN
Advent of the tug-barge: Lake freighter yields to barge traffic domestically
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Canada’s consul general promotes free trade at Duluth chamber dinner
Here is the most popular fast-food chain in Minnesota, North Dakota
What would happen if Amazon brought 50,000 workers to your city? Ask Seattle.
Target to remodel more stores as chain seeks edge over Wal-Mart
71 percent of employees are looking for new jobs
Forbath kicks six field goals as Vikings top Ravens
Ji ends 8-year drought to win Taiwan Championship
Thomas takes first PGA tourney in South Korea
Change in portable deer stand law set for WMAs in northwest Minnesota
BRAD DOKKEN: Biologist can't explain poor grouse hunting in Minnesota
Minnesota Ballet starts season with stellar show
In water or on walls: Josh Rude’s handmade paddles are functional art
Readings & Writers for Oct. 22, 2017
Heartland Indie Best-sellers for Oct. 22, 2017
Handmade Halloween get-ups: ‘Duct tape and glue sticks, the holy grail of crafting’
Vernon and Faye Jondreau
Doug & Ginny Olson
JoAnn P. Fiori
Beatrice Loretta Harvey
Kim Diane Holmi
Lynn H. Mugge
Lawmakers' response: Range DFLers support Line 3, the project's good jobs
Local view: Spread accurate information about Minnesota's health insurance open enrollment
Port director's view: Transportation network underpins regional development; pipelines are key
National view: Weinstein's alleged sexual abuse appalling, now and then
National view: It's not about flirting or sexy clothing
Grouse, woodcock harvest down at national hunt near Grand Rapids
Field Reports: Check your Minnesota deer-hunt knowledge
Ask a Conservation Officer: What are the rules for hunting coyotes?
Outdoors Notes for Oct. 22, 2017
Snapshot for Oct. 22, 2017
RecSports for Oct. 22
Through Reader's Eyes
October 10, 2017
Island Lake dam: 'green before green energy'
Twenty minutes north of Duluth at the Island Lake Dam Recreation Area, rushing water is released into the Cloquet River on one side of the dam,...
October 10, 2017 - 7:09pm
October 3, 2017
Power outage affects about 2,000 customers in Duluth
An hourlong power outage affected about 2,000 homes and businesses in parts of Duluth's Hillside, Endion and Kenwood neighborhoods Tuesday afternoon. Minnesota Power said a bad underground cable at Triggs Avenue caused the outage around 11:30 a.m. Crews were able to switch feeders...
October 3, 2017 - 12:59pm
September 8, 2017
Allete’s water subsidiary expands
Allete Inc. has added to the water side of its holdings, the Duluth-based utility company announced Friday. U.S. Water Services, which is owned by Allete, purchased Plymouth, Minn.-based Tonka Water, which supplies water treatment systems to customers in 49 states and four Canadian...
September 8, 2017 - 9:10pm
September 7, 2017
Long road ahead for Superior natural gas plant
By the time the Nemadji Trail Energy Center is sending power to the grid, Emmet Christensen will be 18 years old. "My dad works for Minnesota...
September 7, 2017 - 4:09pm
Local utility crews head to Florida
A convoy of Minnesota Power and Superior Water, Light & Power crews left the Northland on Thursday to head for Florida ahead of the expected arrival of Hurricane Irma, to be in place and ready to assist with power-restoration efforts. The utilities reported that 15 of its line...
September 7, 2017 - 2:54pm
August 17, 2017
Power outage affecting parts of downtown Duluth
A power outage - reportedly caused by a tree falling on a power line - was affecting parts of downtown Duluth late Thursday afternoon. Minnesota Power reported that about 200 customers were affected by the outage. Some traffic lights in downtown Duluth were out. The utility reported...
August 17, 2017 - 5:33pm
August 9, 2017
Minnesota Power warns of scammers
Minnesota Power is warning customers of scammers demanding immediate payment by unusual means and threatening to shut off service. “These...
August 9, 2017 - 3:31pm
August 2, 2017
Allete profits up in second quarter
Higher rates and more mining pushed Allete's profits to $36.9 million in the second quarter, the company reported Wednesday. "Our favorable results reflect interim rates associated with Minnesota Power's rate review, strong industrial customer demand and a ... very positive regulatory...
August 2, 2017 - 8:12pm
July 27, 2017
Allete declares dividend
The board of directors for Duluth’s Allete Inc. on Thursday declared a quarterly dividend of 53.5 cents per share. That’s $2.14 per share on an annual basis, which is unchanged from the last quarter. The dividend will be paid Sept. 1 to shareholders of record as of Aug. 15. Shares...
July 27, 2017 - 5:28pm
July 22, 2017
Lightning strike knocks Northshore Mining offline; repairs underway
A lightning strike at the power plant that serves Northshore Mining in Silver Bay knocked the taconite processing plant offline Friday night....
July 22, 2017 - 10:08am
July 6, 2017
Early morning storms drop torrential rain, knock out power in the Northland
Early morning storms knocked out power to several thousand homes and businesses and dropped torrential rains in parts of the Northland. A flood...
July 6, 2017 - 8:34am
July 1, 2017
Minnesota Power's view: EnergyForward strategy meets expectations for safe, reliable energy
Minnesota Power's EnergyForward plan has met the state's policy that calls for 25 percent of Minnesota's electricity to come from renewable resources...
July 1, 2017 - 4:22pm
June 29, 2017
Paying more for power — State Senator’s View: Monday is final day to comment on rate increase proposal
Minnesota's Public Utility Commission wants to hear from you about proposed rate increases that may impact your monthly electric utility bill....
June 29, 2017 - 12:31am
Paying more for power — An Environmentalist’s View: Rate hikes not needed to grow clean energy, protect environment
Power companies across the country realize that investing in clean, efficient energy is a win-win business decision. With the costs for electricity...
June 29, 2017 - 12:30am
Reader's View: Remember to turn off lights, pay bigger bills
I am both a user of Minnesota Power and a shareholder in Minnesota Power. The utility's recent request to raise rates illustrated the conundrum we are faced with as users of this utility ("Public weighs in on Minnesota Power rate case," June 21). For years now we have been urged to...
June 29, 2017 - 12:26am